Have any of you scientists ever volunteered to teach the disabled or disadvantaged?
Well, I tutored students and teachers in high school regarding computers and the internet. i would love to volenteer more.
btw. don't you think participating at PF is volenteering?
I am willing to tutor any barely legal latinas and/or ebonies who want it.
Seriously though, I think it would be very rewarding to tutor the underpriveleged (those who grew up in sh:tty school districts, i.e. ghettos). Someday, I would like to do so. I think that would be a good way to spend my retirement years.
i used to tutor some junior high kid with "ADHD"... but since i "have" ADHD (according to a school psychologist), we never really got much done. so, that gig only lasted about 2-3 weeks.
I've tutored Math to convicts, does that count?
I hope that PF reaches around the world to share learning with those less fortunate than we. You especially should be proud of that potential.
eNtRopY, Entropia, Daminc-
All good examples of what our gift of knowledge can do for the community at large.
Well, I'm tutoring people that are Freshman, mainly in physics and math, but that's mainly because this way i get to register before everyone else. (A system for recruting tutors, plus i get credits for doing it) I do 9 hours a week and i'm quite happy of doing it. I got 9 regular clients and working for 6 additional hours in a physics/math help center. It's quite fun to help.
I tutored both college students AND at-risk high school students. I must say that tutoring was not the job for me. Both were paid positions, and both were harder than hell.
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